Trump as Mole?

Josh Marshall thinks the following: “Putin wants a fragmented Europe; Trump does too.” Marshall bases that on Trump’s behavior today at the NATO meeting, as well as his and his team’s behavior at a meeting of NATO/EU leaders where he berated the Germans for selling too many cars in the United States. (Use Google Translate.) …

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NATO is not a protection racket

The Secretary of Defense really needs to sit this stupid whiny little man down and explain how NATO is funded. He tweeted this this morning: [Germany owes] …vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany! — Donald J. …

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People, people, people

Here’s a set of post-election poll results which show that most Americans want Trump to behave in the opposite way to what he said he’d do during the campaign. I've got some bad news for the American people about Donald Trump's policy agenda… pic.twitter.com/aCZcJigOcB — Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) November 27, 2016 So am I to …

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